How to Use AirDrop to Share Files Between iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

How to use AirDrop
AirDrop has been a feature of the Mac operating system since the release of OS X Lion back in 2011. It is a service that enables quick and easy file sharing between computers on the same network without the need of email or a file server. As OS X has continued to evolve, AirDrop has gotten Read more…

Apple Deserves to be Sued Over Lost Android Text Messages

lost android messages
For months now, former iPhone users have complained about the fact that they haven’t been able to receive text messages sent to their new mobile devices due to an error in Apple’s iMessages servers. The problem was a major source of frustration for those who had left the Apple ecosystem, and had moved on to Read more…

How to Install Custom Keyboards in iOS 8

custom keyboards in iOS 8
When it was released back in September, iOS 8 brought a slew of new tools and features to the iPhone and iPad, not the least of which is the ability for users to install their own custom, third-party keyboards. Since then, there have been a number of fun, and useful, keyboards released on the app Read more…

Will HomeKit Become the Next Big Thing From Apple?

HomeKit
Amidst all the hype and hoopla surrounding iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite at the Worldwide Developer Conference this past June, Apple quietly unveiled a software development kit designed to jumpstart the fledgling home automation market. Dubbed HomeKit, this new platform was created to give developers a level of standardization when creating devices for use in Read more…

iOS 8.1.1 to Make iPhones Run Faster

iphones run faster
It’s no secret that iOS 8 is not “friendly” to users with older iPhones. Older iPads have the same issue. Then there was the snafu about the update which was quickly recalled by Apple. There is good news – and hope – for users with the older models, as Forbes reports that a new iOS Read more…

4 Usually Paid But – For Now – Free iOS Games

free ios games
We’re all suckers for free apps, more so if you’re a gamer; then, you’re always on the lookout for free iOS games. Especially those that are usually paid, but offered for free for a limited time. Today, we’re sharing 4 paid iOS games that are free as of this writing. Enjoy! Free iOS games (for Read more…

Apple’s Yosemite Spotlight Snoops on Your Location

yosemite spotlight snoop
Here we go again with privacy issues, and advocates are already up in arms about the recently discovered problem that Yosemite’s Spotlight snoops on your location. That basically means that whatever search you do using Spotlight, your location data goes to Apple servers, which we know can be compromised. Source Worse, the very same data Read more…

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage

How to Install iOS 8 When Your Device is Low on Storage
When Apple released iOS 5 back in 2011 it added the incredibly useful ability of OTA (over the air) updates. That meant that you no longer needed to connect your device to a computer to install the latest software upgrades, as they could be downloaded and installed directly on the device itself. For many of Read more…

What to Expect from Apple’s Thursday Event

What to Expect from Apple's Thursday Event
By now, I’m sure everyone knows that Apple is holding yet another event this Thursday, October 16. Invites were sent out to the media last week with a cryptic tagline of “It’s been way too long” emblazoned across the top. Considering it has only been a little over a month since the iPhone 6 was Read more…

How Apple Pay Will Work, and How It Will Change Your Life

How Apple Pay Will Work, and How It Will Change Your Life
When Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, and gave us our first glimpse of the Apple Watch, last month, they also took the wraps off a new service called Apple Pay. A digital wallet of sorts, Apple Pay promises to revolutionize the way we make purchases, while also providing a level of security that hasn’t been Read more…